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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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EGR 458 - Introduction to Fiber Optics

An introduction to fiber optics and optical fiber communications. Topics include fundamentals of fiber optics, properties of optical fibers, optical fiber testing, optical fiber cables, fiber-optic connectors, fiber-optic splices, transmitters, receivers, applications of fiber optics, and communication systems design. In-class activities. Cross-listed with EGR 558. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisites: EGR 315, EGR 323, and admitted to electrical or interdisciplinary engineering major.

Credits: 4

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